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MÉNÉLAS VAINQUEUR.  Sur les remparts fumants de la superbe Troie,  Ménélas, fils des Dieux, comme une riche proie,  Ravit sa blonde Hélène et l'emmène à sa cour  Plus belle que jamais de pudeur et d'amour.   Translation: THE CONQUEROR MENELAUS.  On the smoking ramparts of vainglorious Troy,  Menelaus, a son of the gods, carried off with joy  A rich prize, his blond Helen: took her to his place  More beautiful than ever with bashfulness and grace.

MÉNÉLAS VAINQUEUR. Sur les remparts fumants de la superbe Troie, Ménélas, fils des Dieux, comme une riche proie, Ravit sa blonde Hélène et l'emmène à sa cour Plus belle que jamais de pudeur et d'amour. Translation: THE CONQUEROR MENELAUS. On the smoking ramparts of vainglorious Troy, Menelaus, a son of the gods, carried off with joy A rich prize, his blond Helen: took her to his place More beautiful than ever with bashfulness and grace.

La Petite Histoire de la Dame de Feu

A cute french story that I'll translate later :)

Polaire was the stage name used by French singer and actress Émilie Marie Bouchaud (May 14, 1874 – October 14, 1939). Born in Algeria - Throughout her career Polaire was skilled in using her appearance to attract attention. In her early days as a café singer in the 1890s she wore very short skirts and also cropped her hair, fashions that did not become common in the rest of society until the 1920s.

“Actress Emilie Marie Bouchaud, aka Polaire, was well known for her dramatic and often shocking appearance.

The Real History of Black Native Americans

The Real History of Black Native Americans

My grandmother's grandfather was full-blood Cherokee. African American x Cherokee ~Many freed and escaped slaves went west where there was true freedom and were adopted by tribes taking Native American wives.

Woman in shirtwaist, ca 1905-06. This style dominated the clothing of "the woman in the street" in England and America between 1895 - 1914

Gibson girl (Charles Dana Gibson late century in US and Canada). Appeared in the late century drew female beauty and represented beautiful American girls. Women with large bust and hips, waterfall curly hair pined-up loosely.

Au Bonheur des Dames: Au Printemps, built in 1865, was destroyed by fire in 1881. Jules Jaluzot, the owner, was hailed as a hero for waking the salesgirls in their attic rooms.

Au Bonheur des Dames: Au Printemps, built in was destroyed by fire in Jules Jaluzot, the owner, was hailed as a hero for waking the salesgirls in their attic rooms.

Le Moulin Rouge : chronique d'un lieu de débauche                                                                                                                                                                                 Plus

Le Moulin Rouge : chronique d'un lieu de débauche

Queen Nefertiti bust | 3400-year-old

Nefertiti, la Dea dell'Egitto

The Nefertiti Bust - 3300 yr. old painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten. It is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC

Johann Zoffany's 18th century painting portrays Dido Elizabeth Belle and her cousin Elizabeth Murray.

Behind 'Belle': An 18th Century Portrait Ahead Of Its Time

Johann Zoffany's century painting portrays Dido Elizabeth Belle and her cousin Elizabeth Murray. From the movie BELLE 2014

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